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NSW consumers urged to be vigilant in frozen berries recall

18 February 2015

The Hon Katrina Hodgkinson MP
Minister for Primary Industries

The NSW Government, through the NSW Food Authority, is working closely with State and federal food safety and health agencies as part of the national response to the hepatitis A health scare, NSW Primary Industries Minister Katrina Hodgkinson said today.

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BRC Issue 7 Training

11 February 2015

BRC 7 Training

The BRC Global Standard for Food Manufacturers has been revised and Issue 7 was published in January 2015. The requirements are an evolution from previous issues, with a continued emphasis on management commitment, a Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP)-based food safety programme and supporting quality management system. The objective has been to direct the focus of the audit towards the implementation of good manufacturing practices within the production areas with increased emphasis on areas which have traditionally resulted in recalls and withdrawals (e.g. label and packing management).

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Filthy Gold Coast Restaurant Cops Record Fine

19 December 2014

A Gold Coast restaurant has been hit with a record fine of almost $30,000 after health inspectors found it was overrun with cockroaches.

Gold Coast City Council had lodged a complaint in Southport Magistrates Court against The Hub Restaurant at Varsity Lakes after a health officer visited the eatery in mid-September, the Gold Coast Bulletin reports.

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